The most common use cases for object storage are backups, archival and media storage.
Object storage is designed to hold very large amounts of data, far exceeding the 64-bit addressable space. The costs Safe Swiss Cloud’s object storage is much lower than for block storage (typically used for “disks”).
Object storage at Safe Swiss Cloud is compatible with the S3 standard and as such can be used wherever S3 compatible storage can be used.
Storage can be divided into “buckets”, each of which can hold very large amounts of data. Access to data in a bucket can be restricted by users.